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These look great. I can't wait to hit these on Thursday!
 

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Awesome looking set. Really remind me of my old HiBores. If I ever leave the C200s, this could be the line.

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Dean of THP breaking it down! Progressive set and hi launching, I think people will like these


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Any pics ? The video never really showed them up close and personal.
 

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Glad to see them back in the iron game
 

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These should be a huge benefit to a lot of golfers out there. Will be interested to hear what the shaft options are.
 

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Based on the cult following of the Altitudes, these could be the star of the line. I'd love to hit the 4 and 5 irons.
 

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Man I loved me some Altitudes. Unsure how they could be improved upon but they have my attention.
 

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I love it. I still sometimes play the Altitude 5 and 6 irons, such great clubs. I will definitely be trying these out in some long irons.
 

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Digging the light blue. One of the prettiest looking irons I've seen in a while.
 

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I never hit the altitudes well because of a mental block of these looking so big. I know folks loved the previous iteration so I am looking forward to seeing and learning about the improvements they made. Can't wait to give these a rip!
 

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Digging the light blue. One of the prettiest looking irons I've seen in a while.
The Launcher HB's don't have blue on them.
The blue accents are on the CBX irons.

Some interesting observations when looking at the HB specs:

No more 19* 3i
Set runs from 4i-SW.
4-5-6 are same lofts as the Tudes
7-8 are 1* stronger (odd)
9-PW same loft
D - 1* weaker
S - 56* - 2* weaker

Overall 1/4" shorter shaft wise than Tudes and 0.5* more upright. Swing weight is 1 pt less (probably due to the shorter length).
Offset is the same as the Tudes and still minimal compared to other irons in this category.

I like the shorter length and min offset.
 

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Launcher HB Irons Sound Test

[video=youtube;26B_D5l6t-0]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=26B_D5l6t-0[/video]
 

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Yep, they sound good!
 

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Sound is nice.
 

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Definitely good sound on that. Was that a 5i?
 

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Thanks JB. Looks like a fun set
Lots of fun obedt. Dean and I played them for most shots on the course this past weekend and I have had a set in play for about a month now.
 

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Look similar to the HB3, of which I still have my set. Really liked those irons/hyrons.
 

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Lots of fun obedt. Dean and I played them for most shots on the course this past weekend and I have had a set in play for about a month now.
Seeing anything performance wise that really differentiates them from the Altitudes?
 

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Lots of fun obedt. Dean and I played them for most shots on the course this past weekend and I have had a set in play for about a month now.
Did you guys notice that the lower lofted irons were just as easy to play as the higher lofted variants?
 

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Driver looks really interesting, wonder if the step down will help aerodynamics and increase swing speeds?

Clearly the article needed more videos posted in the write up :)
 

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Can anyone comment on the black cavity paint fill? Similar like the Altitude cavity paint that holds up well without needing covers ?
 

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